International Strategies in Metropolitan Areas

This seminar will focus on three main topics: the economic dimension of metropolitan international action, the metropolitan internationalisation through human capital, and building international metropolitan strategies with local partners.

ACTIVITAT REALITZADA
4 juliol 2019 - 09:30h
LOCALITZACIÓ: Jordi Maragall room, CIDOB. Elisabets 12, 08001 Barcelona
ORGANITZAT PER: CIDOB and AMB with the support of IBEI, Metropolis and AL-LAs

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The meeting aims at discussing the international strategies of metropolitan governments as a public policy and how they are set up in partnership with the different economic and social stakeholders.

At the beginning of the session, CIDOB will present its study on “International Strategies in Metropolitan Areas. Case Studies: Durban, Medellin, Montreal, Seoul and Vienna” followed by a panel discussion by international multidisciplinary experts on the five case studies presented with recommendations for the AMB.

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Participants

SPEAKERS

Paola Arjona

Paola Arjona

Technical Director, AL-LAs

Maite Aymerich

Maite Aymerich

Vice-president of International Relations and Cooperation, AMB

Martin Bekker

Martin Bekker

Regional Economic Policy Programme Manager, Metropoolregio Amsterdam

Carolina Bernal

Carolina Bernal

Director of Knowledge Management, ACI Medellín

Véronique Doucet

Véronique Doucet

Director of the Economic Development Department, City of Montreal

Nelson Fernández

Nelson Fernández

Director for international Relations, City of Montevideo

Agustí Fernández de Losada

Agustí Fernández de Losada

Director of the Global Cities Programme, CIDOB

David Rogerson

David Rogerson

Policy and Strategy, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Antoni Segura

Antoni Segura

President, CIDOB

Xavier Tiana

Xavier Tiana

Head of International Relations, Barcelona Metropolitan Area

International Strategies in Metropolitan Areas ACTIVITAT REALITZADA

09:30h Registration and welcome coffee

10:00h Welcome address

Antoni Segura, President, CIDOB

Maite Aymerich, Vice-president of International Relations and Cooperation, AMB

10:15h Presentation of the CIDOB study on “International Strategies in Metropolitan Areas. Case Studies: Durban, Medellin, Montreal, Seoul and Vienna”

Agustí Fernández de Losada, Director of the Global Cities Programme, CIDOB

10:45h Metropolitan areas panel discussion and lessons for Barcelona Metropolitan Area

Martin Bekker, Regional Economic Policy Programme Manager, Metropoolregio Amsterdam

Carolina Bernal, Director of Knowledge Management, ACI Medellín

Véronique Doucet, Director of the Economic Development Department, City of Montreal

Nelson Fernández, Director for international Relations, City of Montevideo

David Rogerson, Policy and Strategy, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Xavier Tiana, Head of International Relations, Barcelona Metropolitan Area

Moderated by:  Paola Arjona, Technical Director, AL-LAs

11:45h Open discussion

12:15h Conclusions and end of the session